Institute for the Family

Fall 2012 Course Offerings

Begins: Thursday, August 30, 2012
Ends: Thursday, December 13, 2012

Fall 2012 Semester

Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays

PSI 587/588
Clincial Practicum
Lab A

1:00-2:00 pm

PSI 539
Family Therapy
Theory & Technique


10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Instructor:
P. Le Roux

PSI 560
Narrative and Integrative Approaches to Family Therapy

 

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor:
P. Le Roux

PSI 541
Foundations of
Clinical Practice in Family Therapy


2:30-5:00 pm
Instructor:
T. Rosenberg

PSI 587/588
Clincial Practicum
Lab B

 

1:00-2:00 pm

PSI 587/588
Clincial Practicum Lab

(Once a month only)

 

12:00-1:00 pm


PSI 545
Human Development
Across the Family Life Cycle


5:30-8:00 pm
Instructor:
C. Podgorski
 

PSI 543
Psychopathology
& Systems


2:00-4:15 pm
Instructor:
W. Watson

   

PSI 572
Family Therapy Research


1:30-4:00 pm

Instructor:
M. Swanger-Gagne

    PSI 566
Couples Therapy


5:00-7:30 pm
Instructor:
J. Speice

Fall 2012 Course Listing

Master Program Tuition

  • Matriculated: $1,340.00 (per credit hour)
  • Audit: $170.00 (per credit hour)

**Example: Masters Course Matriculated Rate x Credit Hours = Total Fee.

Registration and More Information

Fall 2011 course registration for all graduate students are due in the Offices for Graduate Education by August 3, 2012.

  • Current Matriculated MS students: registration materials and information will be emailed to you. Please submit all documents to Training Program Secretary by July 30 to ensure we can process and submit to Office of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Affairs by the August 1st deadline. PLEASE NOTE: Registrations received after this date will result in a $150 late charge to the student’s account.
  • Incoming Matriculated MS students will register at Orientation.
  • Non-matriculated students: for more information on a course, or to have registration materials sent to you, please complete our pre-registration form, or contact:
    • Diana R. Julian, Program Coordinator
      University of Rochester
      Psychiatry Dept. / Box: F & M
      300 Crittenden Blvd.
      Rochester, NY 14642
      (585) 275-2532
    • Please submit all documents to Training Program Secretary by July 18th to ensure we can process and submit to OGE by the August 1st deadline. PLEASE NOTE: Registrations received after this date will result in a $150 late charge to the student’s account.

Please Note: Registration forms for any courses offered through Family Programs need to be submitted to the Training Program office at the above address. Please do NOT submit directly to Registrar, Bursar, or HR Offices. Thank you.

Fall 2012 Course Descriptions

Family Therapy Theory & Technique

PSI 539 CRN 62424
(3.0 credit hours)

This course will teach students the leading schools of family therapy structural, strategic, transgenerational, narrative, etc.—as well as introducing students to Transitional Family Therapy.

Instructor: Pieter le Roux, D Litt et Phil, LMFT

Dates/Time: Wednsdays, 10:00 am —12:30 pm
September 5, 12, 19, 26
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
November 7, 14, 21, 28
December 5, 12

Location: Saunders Research Building - Room 1-404

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Foundations of Clinical Practice in Family Therapy

PSI 541 CRN 62631 (3.0 credit hours)

In this course students will be taught introduced to the fundamental concepts and skills involved in interviewing families in a therapeutic setting. Students will learn and practice interviewing and documentation skills, have exposure to families in non-clinical settings, will learn the biopsychosocial model and will explore person-of-the-therapist issues.

Instructor: Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD, LMFT

Dates/Time: Tuesdays - 2:30-5:00 pm
Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25
Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27
Dec. 4, 11

Location: Saunders Research Building - Room 1-404

Attendance of certain Psych Grand Rounds is expected - Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 am

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Psychopathology and Systems

PSI 543 CRN 62645 (3.0 credit hours)

In this seminar students will learn traditional diagnostics and psychopathology within a systems assessment paradigm.

Instructor: William H. Watson, PhD

Dates/Time: Thursdays - 2:00-4:15 pm
Sept. 6, 13, 20, *27
Oct. *4, 11, 18, 25
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29
Dec. 6

Location: Saunders Research Building - Room 1-404
*Saunders Research Building - Room 3-434 A & B

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Human Development Across the Family Life Cycle

PSI 545 CRN 62659 (3.0 credit hours)

This course teaches family of origin theory and its role in clinical practice through the exploration of student’s own families of origin. Students will have the opportunity to present their own genograms as well as read the literature on transgenerational issues in family therapy.

Instructor: Carol Podgorski, PhD, LMFT

Dates/Time: Tuesdays, 5:30—8:00 pm
Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25
Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27
Dec.4, 11

Location: Romano Room (1-9041)

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Narrative and Integrative Approaches to Family Therapy

PSI 560 CRN 77581 (3.0 credit hours)

Narrative will focus on the use of language, storytelling, metaphor and the construction of meaning in family therapy and in the life of the therapist. Students will review cutting edge literature from multiple disciplines interested in how language and storytelling shape people's lives.

Instructor: Pieter le Roux, D. Litt. et Phill, LMFT

Dates/Time: Thursdays, 8:30 am-12:00 pm

September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 29
December 6
Location: Saunders Research Building - Room 3-434 A & B

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Couples Therapy

PSI 566 CRN 62662 (3.0 credit hours)

Couples Therapy will teach students couples therapy theory and technique using readings in the field and examination of videotape, role play experiences and other case material.

Instructor: Jenny Speice, PhD, LMFT

Dates/Time: Thursdays, 5:00-7:30 pm

September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 29
December 6
Location: Romano Room (1-9041)

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Family Therapy Research

PSI 572 CRN 62686 (3.0 credit hours)

In Family Therapy Research students will be introduced to quantitative and qualitative methods in family therapy research and will learn to critically examine and utilize research findings in clinical practice.

Instructor: Michelle Swanger-Gagne, Ph.D., NCSP
Dates/Time: Thursdays, 1:00-4:00 pm
Sept. 6, 13, 20, *27
Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29
Dec. 6

Location:Saunders Research Building - Room 1-404 /  *Romano Room (1-9041)

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PSI 584 Master Project

All matriculated master degree students, subject to advisor’s approval, will
complete a masters project which will be designed by the student in conjunction with his/her advisor and the director. The focus of the project will be clinical, reflecting the student’s cumulative theoretical and clinical learning.

Masters Project

PSI 584 (3.0 credit hours per semester)
Note: This course is open only to matriculated students in the Masters Program in Marriage and Family Therapy.

Instructors:
CRN 62768 Aubree Guiffee, Ph.D.
CRN 62707 Pieter le Roux, D. Litt et Phil
CRN 62739 Carol Podgorski, PhD
CRN 62750 Ellen Poleshuck, Ph.D.
CRN 62742 Tziporah Rosenberg, PhD
CRN 62715 Jenny Speice, PhD
CRN 75354 Michelle Swanger-Gagne, Ph.D.
CRN 62721 William H. Watson, PhD

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Clinical Practicum: Full-time

PSI 587 / CRN 62861
(6.0 credit hours per semester)

Clinical Practicum: Part-time

PSI 588 / CRN 62876
(3.0 credit hours per semester)

 

Clinical Practicum Lab - A

Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm

Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27

Dec. 4, 11

Location: Family Therapy Room 1-9082

Clinical Practicum Lab - B

Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm

Sept.5, 19, 26

Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24

Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28

Dec. 5, 12

Location: Family Therapy Room 1-9082

Clinical Practicum Lab - Monthly

Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 pm

September 13

October 11

November 8

December 13

Location: Saunders Research Building - Room 3-434 A & B

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